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  • On Aug 21, 2022
    David from Puerto Rico Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Got MagicBands in 2020. They are still active but not sure if working. Planning a visit to Magic Kingdom for next October.

    Hello David!

    I am excited you are planning a Walt Disney World vacation for October! It is a special time because we are still in the Walt Disney World's 50th Anniversary Celebration! I am excited about the new MagicBand+, officially launched on July 27th, 2022, for Walt Disney World! I have received the MagicBand+ that I ordered from shopDisney. I can't wait to use it at Walt Disney World!

    The previous style of MagicBands will still work along with the new MagicBand+ (the MagicBand+ will do all the things that a MagicBand did and much more). So you could bring the previous MagicBands that you received in 2020. Typically, the batteries in the two earlier generations of MagicBands can last over two years or more, according to my experience. The new MagicBand+ is rechargeable with a USB cord included with each MagicBand+. If you decide to purchase MagicBand+ for your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation, you can use both the MagicBands that you already have and the new MagicBand+ as long as they are all linked to your My Disney Experience Account and they are active in your My Disney Experience Account.

    I hope that your next Walt Disney World vacation is incredible!

    Marc L.
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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